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election to come. here is chief national correspondent jim angle. >> vice president biden told a radio interviewer from univision that only he and the president recognize the importance of latino voters. >> we have a lot of people who don't pay attention the lay te know vote; particularly, in the other party, realizing that is a political force. >> the president told the des moines register if he wins a second term, it will be because, "the republican nominee and the republican party have sold alienated the fastest growing demographic group in country: the latino community." judging from the ads in spanish, though, the romney campaign doesn't seem to be taking anything for granted. [ speaking spanish ] >> from the association of latino lawmakers says the latino vote is steadily increasing. >> latino vote is growing with every election cycle. in 2008, 9.7 million latinos voted. we project it that 12.2 million will vote. 26% increase. >> latino are 15% of registered voters in key battleground state as florida where romney was today. colorado, and nevada. they questioned mr. obama for non
. host: how many timesguest: presn here six times this year. mitt romney has been here 6. joe biden has been here once. we have seen a lot of, many visits from michelle obama. jill biden then work with the reds in colorado springs. we have seen plenty of action this cycle. >> bill clinton could be coming to your state. an official says bill clinton is scheduled to campaign for the president today. in colorado. the president was supposed to be in colorado springs tuesday but cancelled due to the storm. guest: and we expect we will see, pending the outcome of the storm on the east coast, both candidates later in the week. governor mitt romney was here last week in the rally at but rocks that drew 9000 people. thousands were turned away. the following day, president obama held a rally in denver and drew crowds of up to 16,000. the governor this because deserve an amphitheater that has the capacity of 18,000. the president and his campaign were looking to go to boulder to hold a rally. they are try to turn out a lot of voters for the optics. >> these are great stories about real people in a
with governor romney, vice president biden and first lady michelle obama canceling events. meteorologist chad myers is tracking the event. i read your tweet, after 26 years in tv weather, two years with nraa, sandy may pose the greatest risk to human life i have seen. >> that was last night. >> dire warning. is it as dire today as it seemed last night? >> i don't think so. because the storm today, and that's the twitter universe, that was exactly what i was thinking at that moment in time. we had, on computer models, three cat 3s, almost cat 4s, going into new york harbor. my mindset was about that, 26 years, i have never seen and nobody had ever seen anything like that. today it looks more like a cat 1 storm making landfall somewhere either new jersey or down to the delmarva. so still a very bad storm. right now we have estimates at $3.2 billion in wind damage only. here's the next thing. here's the next rub. because you know, irene didn't do too much to new york city. but it certainly did a lot to vermont. and will this storm do something similar as it's stalling. here all the models bringi
as a major disaster area. >>reporter: vice president joe biden says he'll resume campaigning today. >> assuming things continue as they are, we're going to resume our schedule in florida as scheduled. >>reporter: mitt romney will also stump in the sunshine state, swinging through jacksonville, taryp and coral gables -- tampa and coral gables. his running mate paul ryan plans appearances today in wisconsin and thursday in colorado. both campaigns are trying to make up ground after having to take time off due to hurricane sandy. what we know so far is that mitt romney will return to virginia on thursday after canceling events there over the weekend. in washington, i'm torre dunham, back to you. >>> we are getting new video in overnight from new york to show you of just how bad the flooding is in the big apple. this surveillance video from a railroad tunnel just under the east river. it connects long island to the mainland. if you look to the left of your screen, you can see torents of water pouring into that tunnel. this is going to be a big problem for days to come and transportati
event. tomorrow though, the romney and ryan campaign are back at it. president obama and biden still on a break tomorrow saying they are doing no campaigning events because they've got to deal with the aftereffects of the storm. meanwhile, president obama looked awfully presidential today when he was at the red cross. let's watch. >> obama: my instructions to the federal agency has been do not figure out why we can't do something. i want you to figure out how we do something. i want you to cut through red tape. i want you to cut through bureaucracy. i want to get the resources where they're needed as quickly as possible. >> cenk: by all accounts, he's doing a very good job being on top of this storm obviously and how to clean it up. i do remember a certain guy who is a republican governor who thought that he wasn't showing the proper amount of leadership. in fact, here's what that governor said during the republican national convention. >> i'm here to tell you tonight it is time to end this era of absentee leadership in the oval office and send real leaders back to the white house. h
. republican paul ryan was in florida. and vice president biden replaced the president at a late day event in ohio. so what impact will the storm have on the final week of the so what impact will the storm have on the final week of the race? to examine that and the state of the campaign, we are joined by susan page, washington bureau chief of "u.s.a. today," and dan balz, chief correspondent of the "washington post." welcome to you both. dan, to you first. what effect is this big storm having on the campaign? >> well, as you've reported, it has shut down campaign activity for the most part. that will continue to be the case at least until wednesday when both campaigns re-evaluate whether it's prudent or proper for either president obama or governor romney to return to the campaign trail. they're operating with very little information. we can't know at this point just how devastating the damage might turn out to be. as a result i think both campaigns are being very cautious about what they do other than paying attention to the storm. >> woodruff: susan, what's your read on how the campaigns
, wisconsin. joe biden and bill clinton are also on the stump for president obama. let's bring in our panel, former rnc chairman michael steele, former democratic senator blanche lincoln, and washington bureau chief susan page. susan, let me start with you. disaster politics. it's a fact of life. it's what can re-elect or unelect governors, but now it's potentially impacting the presidential race. any idea how this is going to impact? >> if you want to look at an opportunity for president, look at "morning joe," governor christie of new jersey, saying the president and fema are doing an outstanding job. i mean, that's the upside, potential political upside for a president. obama is not out there on the campaign trail like any candidate. he's in the situation room, being briefed overnight. >> right. this is an opportunity for him to be the president, to be the commander in chief, to make that case. if there's a problem with fema's response, if there's a glitch that develops, but i think a big potential here for president obama in this very, very close race. >> senator lincoln, it's interesti
of the president's top allies vice president joe biden and former president bill clinton kept up the fight against governor romney. focusing on an ad the romney campaign is airing in ohio that claims mr. obama -- >> sold chrysler to italians who were going to build jeeps in china. >> it is an absolutely false assertion! >> reporter: now we will see the president today at some point to talk about the storm. overnight he called new york governor andrew cuomo and new jersey governor chris christie and new york mayor michael bloomberg. he also signed disaster declarations for new york and new jersey. as for the campaign well it is still on hold. the president, however, remains visible. still with the race as close as it is, there is going to be a lot of catching up to do in the last few days before the election. and nobody really knows how that's going to work. >> one week from today we will know. >>> governor mitt romney shifting his schedule because of the storm. jan, hello. >> reporter: hello, gayle. governor romney canceled all of his campaign events today. he had se
on c-span and c-span that board. -- c-span.org. >> the vice-president biden made two stops in florida, holding a rally in sarasota and this rally in ocala. he responded to a campaign ad that he called "and at regis lai." the latest polling average -- mitt romney holds a 1% lead in florida. this is 50 minutes. >> hello. [applause] what a classy lady -- joyce, thank you so much. as my mother would say, god love you. [applause] my name is joe biden. i am married to jill biden. she is a teacher. it is such an honor to be here. thank you so much for being here. where is councilman rich? good to see you. also, rod smith, chairman of the democratic party in florida. [applause] the amazing greece nelson. -- grace nelson. i have never met any woman who cares more and fights more in protecting the state of florida than grace nelson. great to be with you. [applause] this morning i was on call for several days ever since sandy hit the northeast. look, i now that for a northeastern boy to talk about hurricanes to floridians is like burning coal to newcastle, but you know what those folks are going
president joe biden were dispatched, not just to key swing states, but to democratic-leaning minnesota and pennsylvania, to respond to a last-minute push by the romney campaign. >> in the real world, barack obama's policies work better. >> reporter: the best news for the obama campaign in our new quinnipiac/cbs news/"the new york times" poll is that the president maintains a five-point lead in ohio, his firewall. he mostly has that lead, norah, because of a 17-point lead in the state among women, while governor romney leads among men but by a smaller six points. >> nancy cordes, thank you. let's bring in chief washington correspondent and host of "face the nation," bob schieffer. bob, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> so, how do you read the latest polls? >> well, it's very, very close. but you know, i've got to tell you, charlie, i'm with governor christie on one thing, it is very difficult to think about these polls right now when you look at the pictures that we've just been seeing, this devastation. the interesting thing in this poll is that governor romney seems to be mov
's not nothing, it's the candidate's time, joe biden going to scranton. i suspect if things keep on the current trajectory, the president might have to go to pennsylvania, bill clinton might have to be there repeatedly. every day they're spending in pennsylvania is a day they're not spending in ohio. the republicans believe, not just rove's group, but some of the others, they believe there's a possibility to at a minimum keep the president on the -- having to not just focus on ohio. and if they can distract him away from ohio to play defense in these other places, they can increase their chances. the democrats totally dismiss this, but there's a reality. they're playing defense. >> you can say dismissive, but mike barnicle, the fact that democrats would put their key asset, bill clinton -- >> in pennsylvania. >> in minnesota today, two stops in minnesota today, that's -- that's worrisome for the democrats. >> yeah. if you -- if you're taking one of your principal assets, the president and the vice president frozen now, the key asset not only your principal asset, your key asset, but one really
president biden and mitt romney will be campaigning hard down here all day long in florida. the storm has forced the president to cancel several campaign events. but it has also given him a chance to show some presidential leadership. >> my message to the federal government. no bureaucracy. no red tape. get resources where they're needed. >> reporter: and later today, he'll get a firsthand look at the damage on the new jersey shore, with none other than the state's republican governor, chris christie. christie is a die-hard romney supporter. but he's had nothing but praise for the president's handling of the storm, which he says is all that really counts right now. >> i don't give a damn about election day. it doesn't matter a lick to me at the moment. i've got much bigger fish to fry than that. so do the people of the state of new jersey. >> reporter: romney, after cancelling eight events in five states, turned a planned rally in ohio into a makeshift bid to aid relief efforts. >> a lot of people will be looking for goods, even though we've gathered these things, as you know. i know that
in china. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio with former president clinton, vice president biden blasted the ad as false. >> chrysler has fellow bliged to go public and say there is no truth to this. jeep has no intention of shifting production of its jeep models out of north america to china. >> reporter: and while mitt romney is technically not campaigning today, he's doing a storm relief event, savannah, in the state of ohio. >> all right. chuck, a lot of folks are asking us this morning, is there a possibility with these widespread power outages that could last days, if not weeks, is there a chance the election day itself could be delayed? >> reporter: it's very unlikely. look, the presidential election day is something that is set in the constitution. now, states run elections, and they can decide to postpone, if they wanted to, it's happened before. new york city, of course, postponed new york city elections on 9/11 on the day that it happened. they postponed that. now, that said what did come up yesterday during the fema calls with craig fugate and state officials was could states
'll return to the white house. vice president biden cut short a new hampshire campaign swing diverting to ohio. >> the last thing the president and i want to do is campaigning getting in the way of anything. more important thing is people's safety. >> reporter: tuesday's schedule is in jeopardy. mitt romney cancelled a stop in new hampshire, the president cancelled one in colorado. there's no let up on campaign attacks particularly on the auto bailout. mitt romney released a new ad defending himself. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to the italians who will build jeeps in china. mitt romney will fight for every american job. >> reporter: john kasich said the bailout impact on ohio has been overstated. >> when you take into account the companies and suppliers you're up 400 jobs. we didn't grow ohio's economy on just one industry. >> but his predecessor pushed back. >> i believe that the table was set by president obama and ohioans recognize that and i think that's why the president is going to win ohio. >> reporter: both campaigns in the wake of sandy have
or a year later when they come out and their stories are moving. i get a lot, vice president joe biden's daughter works for the state and has created a remarkable program. it's a partnership between the habitat for humanity, the building trade unions, the face based community, taking kids and teaching them construction skills and when you meet these kids out stores, they are growing. certainly we've always got work to do and every time a kid goes into one of those facilities we've got to work even harder. speeded there are children in these programs successful and we need to continue to fund them, there are children that are not successful bidder graduating and going on and we need to identify that those children are early and make sure that we take corrective action to aid its carrots and sticks it's not all carrots. >> moderator: i apologize to the correctional facility some old habits die. gentlemen, that is all we have for the questions and answers. it is now time for your closing statements. you are the first, jeff cragg. cragg: i want to thank the audience and the two of you for
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